English Premier League giants Manchester United have edged past rivals Manchester City to top Premier League earnings.
This was despite City leaving United in the dust during their record-breaking campaign where they lifted the EPL title with 100 points, 19 points ahead of United.
The stellar campaign, however, saw the Citizens earn £328,491m less than United who pocketed a staggering £149.77m.
According to BBC, United earned more than City because two more of their matches were shown live in the UK – which meant their facilities fee was £2.26m higher.
In the UK, a club’s total payment is made up of broadcast revenue, of which 50% is shared equally between clubs.
Twenty-five per cent of the payment is shared based on the number of live UK television matches, and 25% is based on league position.
Pep Guardiola’s side received £38.63m for winning the league, £1.93m more than the Red Devils.
Full list of Payments to Premier League clubs 2017-18:
1. Manchester United – £149.77m
2. Manchester City – £ 149.44m
3. Tottenham Hotspurs – £144.45m
4. Liverpool – £145.90m
5. Chelsea – £141,71m
6. Arsenal – £142.04m
7. Burnley – £119.77m
8. Everton – £128.01m
9. Leicester City – £118.17m
10. Newcastle United – £123.01m
11. Crystal Palace – £114.30m
12. Bournemouth – £111.24m
13. West Ham United – £116.09m
14. Watford – £106.25m
15. Brighton and Hove Albion – £107.71m
16. Huddersfield Town – £102.39m
17. Southampton – £107.23m
18. Swansea City – £98.52m
19. Stoke City – £98.85m
20. West Bromwich Albion – £94.66m
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